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Sep 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
. someone grabbed the umbrella. this is a wart spout that developed over lake michigan. the water spouts are typically this time of the year. in lake michigan it's warmer than the air temperature. you saw the time lapse video. these are basically tornadoes, right? >> well, a water spout over the water tends to be a lot weaker than the structure of the tornado. it really is a funnel. you can see two funnels. that's marquette university in milwaukee as opposed to michigan. that difference in temperature can help create some of that with the lift that knish eated that. that was right about there. as you cross over lake michigan and this cooler air, temperatures in the 50s. you'll notice 32 international falls. there's cold air wrapping around just before the surface. that cloud level is chilly stuff as we are on the warmer side. there's this spin. there's this circulation. tornadoes and water spouts are different features. 10 days ago that was a water spout. this one, this is the circulation we were talking about last week. the well weather match looks so eeriely similar. the tropical feed
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 5:00pm EDT
to change. >>> let's talk about severe weather. multiple water spouts formed over lake michigan. meteorologists say the spouts are common this time because the water is warmer than the air. heavy rain made for rough travel around tam amount of roads looked like riferls-- rivers. several streets had to be shut down until the waters receded. >>> more murky weather around here to kick off the week after having a tough time finding sunshine. now skies remaining cloudy. no rain on maryland's most powerful radar. temperatures hovering around 80 degrees. it will be a warm summer like evening. 70s, warm and muggy conditions. we'll talk about when we she lot of rain. >> thanks a lot, wyatt. >>> you'll have a chance to sound off on how bge handled the aftermath of hurricane irene. tonight organizers have a protest about the proposed rate hike on fayette street but tomorrow bge will host a public hearing in towson. the meeting starts at 7:00 and another meeting scheduled for next month. >> the two american hikers held in iranian prison for two years arrived in the u.s. yesterday. they're n
ABC
Sep 2, 2011 2:35am EDT
, and traverse city, michigan. thunderstorms in the southwest from flagstaff to denver. >> 80 in salt lake city. 82 in boise. 70 in seattle. dallas 99. omaha 86. detroit 91. 71 in boston. 79 in new york. 80s from new orleans to miami. >>> and more federal help is on the way to vermont's flood zone. president obama has approved some major disaster aid for storm survivors in addition to the emergency relief that femem is providing as well. crews have made progress though in the meantime, repairing roads and restoring electricity knocked out of course by irene just a few days ago. view in vermont have ever seen damage like, this including coffins washed out of cemetery grounds. >>> on new york's long island, crews are working 16-hour days to restore power to the 500,000 people who lost it after irene blew through there. there are still just under 100,000 homes and businesses waiting for the power to come back on. the power company crews will work through the holiday weekend until everyone is back online. >>> and the mysterious death at a san diego mansion has been ruled a suicide. the body of rebe
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
city, 60s across the great lakes. around lake michigan, some pretty impressive water spouts near milwaukee and chicago. this impressive low has been generally meandering from canada. bee were watching it last week. heavy rain chicago towards detroit. we're going to watch that area of low pressure slowly start to pull eastward towards the end of the week. we'll finally get in on some of that rainfall. weave been watching some moisture near the bahamas. today we're stuck with variably cloudy skies. tomorrow will be scattered rain showers. i believe this is the eastern fringe. it starts to pull into the area. wednesday afternoon we'll get into that. then we will start to bring in some of that colder air. this is mimicking a pattern we had three weeks ago. a lot of times, these things like to repeat themselves. that comes with colder air. today 77. actually 79. i don't know why that 37 is there. early drizzle and fog. that will give way to more fog. the sun is warming us up. typical repeating pattern has we head in through tomorrow. wednesday, 78, looking at strong storms,'s special
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 6:30am EDT
. it was milwaukee, wisconsin, off of lake michigan. love this time lapse footage from marquette university in milwaukee. this is what happens when you get cold air over warmer water. here's one more look. that is just gorgeous. nobody got hurt. there were numerous spottings, even down by chicagoland yesterday. let's take you back home. we have a fog issue eastern shore and queen anne's county. we had rain. there's some wet roads and spray, even light mist and fog to boot. temperatures range from mt. airy and reisterstown. 69 in edgemere. we'll go from near 70 this morning to basically a mostly cloudy skies. we'll get up to 79, an isolated shower but will increase that threat of rain for the middle of the week. dare i say a hint of frost. we'll talk about that. here's tonya. >>> i-97 before bent hill boulevard. this is is on the west side at frederick road. the outer loop has some volume. you're doing fine. no problems to report. we have a little bit of a slowdown. you may have delays starting at reisterstown road. charley? >>> an update on a story we brought you last night. a man was shot
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 5:30pm EDT
in his direction. in michigan kane did much lower. mitt romney, his home state, des appointing ruts for perry. many are saying why is this happening. some say his subpar debate in orlando where he took flack for his stance on immigration. today perry released a new web ad. he is trying to shiest the focus back to mitt romney and healthcare. perry said romney's language changed. >> it's portable, affordable health insurance. something people have been talking about for decades. we can accomplish the same thing for everyone in the country. >> reporter: we've seeing -- we're seeing a parsing of language. >> some new numbers are out today. what are we learning from those numbers in. >> they can still say front-runner. the problem is they used to load by 11% in the last poll. then you break it down and see another area of concern. does the candidate have the personal qualities you lock for in a candidate. most people say romney does. 50% say president obama does. just 45% believe rick perry has those traits. a campaign that is looking to appear presidential and likable has to get those n
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Sep 2, 2011 4:00am EDT
and travers city, michigan. thunderstorms from the twin cities to des moines, showers and thunderstorms in the rockies and morning fog along the pacific northwest. >>> a mild 70 in seattle, 95 in sacramento, phoenix hits 108 and albuquerque, 88. just shy of 100 in dallas. 90s from kansas city to detroit. 79 in new york. 88 in miami. >>> overseas now where former libyan leader moammar gadhafi is issuing some defiant new messages. broadcast from his secret hidewithout gadhafi warned that loyalist loyalists were armed and preparing for battle. he says there will be no surrender. a second audio message he accused nato of trying to occupy libya and steal its oil. meantime, international leaders including secretary of state hillary clinton lined up in support of libya's rebel leaders. this came during a meeting in paris. she warned the reblgss to secure the weapons stockpiles that were collected by the gadhafi regime and make sure they are not used to threatenlibya's neighbors. >>> a virginia utility company says last week's earthquake did affect sensitive parts of a nuclear power plant near
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. the caption says, i was tailgating at the michigan football game and then it happened. >> shut the front door. >> it gets better every time. >> and the crowd goes wild. >> people are jumping up and screaming, slapping high fives. these are two grannies in their gear, sporting michigan gear, shotgun and beer. clearly they have experience in this area. >> it's in case somebody doesn't know what shot gunning is, you poke a hole in the side of a beer can, crack the top, slam it down as fast as you can with the idea of beating the other person. >> that's good. i never heard of shotgunning a beer before. >> i want to know did she finish that. >> you're saying the one on the right might not have finished before her. this is not a fair race you're saying? >> i give these grannies a ten for form and for just going out there and being on. ♪ ♪ >> jonathanm mann started writig a song a day in 2009. he's written a jingle every single day since then. coming up next week september 28, 2011, it's going to be his 1,000th song. >> sometimes ooimt i'm going to suck. this is the important part. so what? >> h
ABC
Sep 22, 2011 4:00pm EDT
guys are seeing is a video from the monroe nightly news in monoree county, michigan. it's of agents at the -- atf agents believe that 42-year-old attorney eric chapel was the target of a car bombing that left him and his two young sons severely injured on tuesday evening. >> what's going on here? >> eric chapel works as a managing partner of a law firm in ohio which is neighboring monroe, michigan. it's on the border. he was taking his two young sons to football practice at 5:41 p.m. when the bomb detonated. the atf released a statement on wednesday afternoon all they know is yes, it was a targeted car bomb and it was placed specifically in a place on the family's volvo that would make the most impact. they all survived, the two young sons underwent emergency surgery. and mr. chapel suffered an injury to the right side of his body. people who were at the scene of the fire are saying that mr. chapel dragged his two sons out and saved them. >> is there any speculation as to what case it was that he was on that might have led to something this violent? >> investigators are saying that
ABC
Sep 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
did this. the bomb tearing apart the car of a michigan man. hear his call to 911. >>> also some incredible new pictures from nasa this morning. we'll explain what it is, when we come back. >>> and returning to our top story this morning. another nervous day ahead for investors and traders after the dow took a major dive yesterday. officially wiping out the gains made over the past year. a staggering fact there. on top of that, tokyo's nikkei average was closed today. but other markets are falling. hong kong's hang seng, down 333 points. in london, the ftse opened sharply lower. on wall street, the dow plunged almost 400 points yesterday. meanwhile, the nasdaq index fell 82 1/2. >>> mortgage interest rates are near record lows. the average now is 4.09 for a 30-year fixed rate loan. rates have been below 5% for all but two weeks this year. it's a great time to refinance. more than 2 million homeowners could not refinance last year because they did not meet the new, stricter criteria. >>> also, the price of gold down this morning, as well. a loss more than $66 yesterday to close at
ABC
Sep 15, 2011 2:35am EDT
day from dakotas to michigan. showers, thunderstorms, from new england to florida. colorado ski country gets up to 6 inches of snow. find anything yet? rain from albuquerque to western texas. wet in seattle. upper 60s, portland. 95 in phoenix. if you find a picture of justin timberlake, let me know. 62 inkansas city. 70s in boston. new york, baltimore. atlanta, 85, miami 90. >>> back to the privacy of my office downstairs. all right, we have done plenty of royal watching over the last few months. here is a little bit more. why not? >> third, what that is the most famous dress in the word. some people call it anyway, the one princess diana wore in her 1981 wedding to prince charles. looks very 80s. right? >> very 80s. little poofy by today's standards. well the dress is the centerpiece of an exhibit opening at a casino resort friday. here is a fascinating little tidbit. that dress has never been cleaned since diana wore it for the first and only time. not only puffy it is funky. >> ha-ha! i have one word to say about that dress, sleeves. sleeves. >> yeah, a little. >> all about t
ABC
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
will be waived for remaining schools. >>> also storms have caused school district in michigan to shutdown. dangling putter lines are snapped. -- power lines are snapped. parents are word it's unsafe for the kids to walk to school or walk to the sidewalk. officials will decide whether to start classes wednesday. >>> irene delayed school but the power is on, back to school for everyone. sherrie johnson is live at perry hall with the first day of class. good morning. >> reporter: good morning charlie. excitement is definitely in the air. administrators are ready for all of the schools to be back. they are scheduled to open because of the outages, they have signing all over the place welcoming students. see the balloons here on this bench and the flowers, so festive. the sign in front of perry hall. a welcome sign for dr. harrisston and students and staff are here. dr. joe will make a stop here. students had a delayed start because of hurricane irene, so dr. joe decided to celebrate students return with a visit today. he actually plans to visit 7 schools along with members of the board of edu
ABC
Sep 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
the mainline is. you see that out in the illinois and up through michigan and that is a significant cold front that's going to drop us in to the 60s for highs. as we go into thursday, maybe not thursday but friday and saturday look like we will be down to the 60s when the cool air pushes all this warm air out of the way. you can see the numbers, st. louis, chicago down in the 50s. chance for rain slim, could see a little bit of rain on thursday, and looks like friday will be dry and sunny and cool. you will notice that drop in the temperatures, still watching maria south of bermuda. probably going to impact bermuda but not as a hurricane as we go to the next 24 hours. overnight 67, cloudy, muggy, few showers overnight. we will keep the chance for showers as we see mostly cloudy skies and cooler weather in the 70's but drop another ten degrees on friday. tomorrow night starting to feel that 47 degrees. that will be a crisp night and the seven day forecast again, the trend here for cool weather action friday, saturday, not a lot of rain in the outlook, it does appear that things will remain dry
ABC
Sep 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
. below freezing this morning from the dakotas to michigan. showers and thunderstorms along the east coast, from maine down to the florida panhandle. and thunderstorms from west texas to the northern rockies, up to a half a foot of mountain snow in colorado. >> snow, say it isn't so. a wet 64 in seattle. 74 in billings. 86 in boise. 62 in kansas city. dallas dips below the 80-degree mark for the first time in months. 88 in new orleans. 90 in miami. 73 here in new york. a very pleasant 73. >> not bat at all. we'll take it. >>> coming up next, a major contract decision overnight, impacting thousands of autoworkers across the country. >>> and a groundbreaking study on breast cancer. and why so many women have the disease compared to a decade or two ago. >>> with the space shuttle now a thing of the past, nasa unveils the new way to get stuff into space. >>> new trouble this morning for oil giant bp. a government panel says it bares the ultimate responsibility for the biggest offshore oil spill in u.s. history. investigators found that the oil company violated regulations, ignored warnings and
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:00am EDT
, taking our hurricane out to sea. good morning maria. yes we have high pressure streaming in from michigan. a lot of moisture with mid levels and high levels. the clouds will filter back in. what that is going to do in addition to the cool air is make you feel even cooler. definitely a sense of autumn in the air today. while we are dealing with that, also looks like the influence of the system coming up the coast. we'll be clipping some rain in ocean city. rain saturday night into sunday. my fellow runners heading up toward philadelphia for the marathon. temperatures down probably in the urban areas near 50. for us today again sun mixed with more clouds. mostly cloudy, 66 this afternoon. again in the 40s overnight with a mixture of clouds. moonlit, star lit. tomorrow 68, 70 on sunday. should turn nice. we'll get back there during next week. it is 5:22. >> reporter: train 505 is now on a 7-minute delay on the line. let's look at 95 and see how things are moving along on the live traffic camera. light traffic is still building. 95 southbound is also doing fine as we make your way. 895 south
ABC
Sep 16, 2011 5:30am EDT
in control. the high pressure is become toward michigan. i wanted to stay focused on this local issue. we have generally clear skies, there are high clouds mixing in. a denser cloud back back to our west will be oozing in. high pressure usually means nice weather. it will be relatively nice, calm weather. we will have the debris clouds. it is likely we go overcast in the afternoon. combine it with the cooler temperatures. it will actually make it feel even chillier. then we are hanging out with clouds tomorrow. it is bikers week. there could be showers developing second half of tomorrow through tomorrow night in ocean city. the rain could be lingering through sunday morning. looks like we could be dealing with that cloud cover, which may hold our afternoons down but could actually keep the morning temperatures up a little bit. we'll have to see how this plays out. definitely below normal as we roll through the weekend. 66 that is our guaranteed high. again partly to mostly cloudy skies, it will actually make you feel cooler. top we'll slip it back down into the 40s. cooler west, milder, 5
ABC
Sep 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
in other parts of the country like illinois, indiana and california and ohio and michigan. >>> football fans are going to undergo extra security measures at nfl stadiums that started last week. usa today reports the nfl has new rules requiring fans to be searched from your ankles all the way up. last weekend week one a man snuck a stun gun into a game between the new york jets and dallas cowboys. three men were injured when he fired that weapon in the stands. >>> it was -- a boat show exploded and broke apart. also, what caused members of a football team to throw punches a minute before the game ended. we will have the details of that coming up in a bit. now, though, let's go up to new york for a check of this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: and in today's tech bites, it looks like facebook has another big change coming. the website is expected to launch a platform for sharing streaming media this week. that will allow friend to share the favorite music, tv shows and movies. the service would hike competition for websites that offer similar services. at&t is moving into the fast lane
ABC
Sep 19, 2011 5:30am EDT
to the north is plooking in sol -- locking in solid rain. michigan and wisconsin and northern illinois and northern indiana into ohioch the thinks be -- ohio. system will move into our direction and put the brakes on. our forecast model here this is just one of many computer model. this one actually paring down on the lower end of our rain threat but that will be there back into the mountain later today. and that throws clouds our way. so we expect to have sun and a mix of high clouds eventually the sun will fade out but we should have temperatures warming up over the next few days. pulling in the south eastern wind ahead of the system. when we head into tomorrow morning, and give our take the time with a grain of salt there will be showers that do line up. we could wake up with some wet weather as we go through tomorrow morning. and while you will notice not much action around central maryland, through the forecast period on wednesday morning, i do expect we will be in the general range of scattered showers and because of that south eastern wind is piled up a flood watch at least alon
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
is going to get cut off. it may settle somewhere southern great lakes, michigan, indiana, ohio, we are going to have to watch this pattern. this is really important, that area of low pressure is going to tap into the wind we have pulling up. this thing may start looking like what happened with lee, even though that was a tropical system area of low pressure stun stuck there. check out our forecast model with showers that pop up this afternoon and more moisture with the southeast early wind -- with the southeast wind. a chance of late showers and spotty showers and fog overnight. let's see if the fog is affecting anyone's commute. >> you definitely have to be careful out there. if you run into fog, slow down. visibility will be reduced. let's look at our live traffic cameras. the first one on 95 at 175. possible fog in this area but not so bad a little bit south in northern laurel. the fort mchenry tunnel, all the cars coming southbound. all of your lanes open right now. road work is clear so on 70 -- on 70. >>> this morning construction volunteers will sign up to take part in the e
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
of minnesota. going to have a slow crawl, drop itself around michigan or midwest ohio, indiana. it is going to park itself there. i want to show you right now, all the moisture and storms filing up from the southeast, this particular pattern developing storms around savannah, georgia and its way up coastal south carolina. all this added moisture pumping into the system. this is going to look like lee did. lee itself came onshore in southeast louisiana. dumped rainfall through the appalachians. this is not the same set up. we are going to take our low pressure and drop it to the south. you can see pumping in all this moisture. southeast winds this part of the world will always prove itself to add moisture off the atlantic. we have rainfall heavy tomorrow afternoon. this area of low pressure as we pump in steady, heavy rainfall. that is the problem here, get that old map out it this. morning fog could be thick, showers midday. quick peak at this forecast. maybe flooding on friday, 74. unfortunately, the threat of showers and storms continue through the bend into early next week. >>> camden tr
ABC
Sep 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
and may settle between michigan, indiana and ohio. that area of low pressure is going to do something similar to what tropical storm lee had done, although not the same system. that came out of the gulf and dumped almost a foot of rain in parts of maryland. this time we have actually tapped into a tropical type feed. that is going to combine with that area of low pressure that is going to lock everything and flow it up from the gulfstream and into the mid-atlantic. we could wind up with a few inches of rainfall, depending on where that low pressure happens to stackups and where it is going to lineup the conveyor belt of moisture. mostly cloudy and developing showers, 74. we can't really shake the moisture. 66 and fog and showers tonight. tomorrow afternoon we could have heavy rain. our best threat of flooding, showers linger in through the weekend. >> reporter: 70 westbound at maryland 97, that accident is clear. 29 southbound at frederick road, that accident is clear as well. the not so good news. let's take a live look at our camera at the beltway. volume in both directions. outer l
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Sep 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
developing system. it's just north of lake michigan here. chicago upper level low churning slowly in canada. tremendous amount of moisture coming up out of the south with the system. two localized areas of low pressure that both will provide the focus for rain tonight in to the day tomorrow and certainly in to the day friday. best predictions where this rain is headed, we could see showers around here thursday afternoon, but better chances for heavier steadier rains friday evening and afternoon sp it does look like the heaviest maybe more along the coast, that would mean western maryland and central maryland with showers. heavier steadier rain for the delmarva peninsula. ophelia, tropical storm, turning its way across the central atlantic. when they are this far out we are using satellite data to determine the strength on the storms. we will see what ophelia does in the days and weeks. 67, scattered showers, muggy with fog. tomorrow, 78. still the chance for developing showers, late day scattered storm possible. showers, foggy tomorrow night. we keep the theme going. it's not the best theme
ABC
Sep 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
south but will eventually do so across michigan and watching disturbances wrap their way around we have the moisture up the east coast. we could highlight the plume of moisture coming out of the central plains all trying to come into the whole central pattern with the disturbance coming out of the gulf of mexico and one larger disturbance right now that one poise today reach us perhaps tomorrow night in through saturday. we have a couple of rounds of heavy rain, but it depends on where the upper low settles. i showers and storms somewhere between baltimore, salisbury and ocean city. the heaviest rain on the eastern shore. continues to pump rain into the region and looks like friday afternoon it is going to be wet and we'll watch the real heavy rain maybe just off the coast or clipping ocean city. 74 is our two degree guaranteed high and showers and storms will continue overnight. how about traffic. >> reporter: 50 westbound at the bay bridge, we have a broken down car at the right lane. also a reminder, the ramp to 100 westbound will be closed until mid fall. let's take a live look at t
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Sep 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
be anywhere along these tracks. in the u.s., that means from eastern texas, crossing up through michigan. or possibly just south of florida. >> it's just not under control at all. and that makes it very difficult to predict where it's going to come down. >> reporter: space junk falling out of the sky is more common that you might imagine. it's been raining down on us for 50 years. from the piece of sputnik iv that landed in wisconsin, to parts of a cosmos rocket that landed in kansas, texas and oklahoma. even part of a booster rocket that landed in wyoming this march. the best-known space litter is skylab, which fell into western australia in 1979. but in 1997, a fragment of material from a delta rocket actually landed on a person. lotte may williams, while she was out for a walk in tulsa, oklahoma. >> i started running. then, as i took off, it hit the ground. and it sounded metallic. >> reporter: she may have been surprised. but she wasn't hurt. so, what advice does the only known victim of falling space junk have for the rest of us? >> my advice is to be outside. if you see it coming,
ABC
Sep 22, 2011 5:30pm EDT
dozen fast moving pieces of space junk will come out of the sky and strike ground in texas or michigan, or florida, or maybe into the ocean. >> it just -- not under control at all and that make itself difficult to predict where it'll come. >> reporter: don't panic, that is what then. now they say its clear the bus sized satellite will crash north of australia or near the coast of chile, maybe. as this shows most of its expected to burn as it comes in but about two dozen pieces are expected to fall to earth as far as five hundred miles apart. the odds of anyone being hit are long, about one in 3200, but it happens. >> the chance of getting in a car wreck is one in 16, so, this isn't really much to worry about. >> reporter: just ask lonnie. she was walking when she was struck in the back in 1997 with a piece of a rocket and the only known victim of falling space junk has advice. >> my advice is to be outside if you see it coming, run. >> reporter: to put it in perspective the odds of being hit by lightning are one in a million but it happened to tom burnett three times. so when it com
ABC
Sep 23, 2011 5:30am EDT
after a blast in michigan tuesday. police say the bomb went off while the three were in the car. all survived. local and federal investigators are now working to determine why that attorney was targeted. a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of any suspects. >>> well, there is some good news to report on recovery. a california man nearly beaten to death after a baseball game. family members say he is speaking for the first time in nearly six months. he was san francisco giants fan attacked after attending the giants dodgers home opener in los angeles. he spent march 31s in critical condition ever since. often their website, the family says bryan was able to remember his own name and birthday and he is also remembered the name of his kid. >>> well, call it a false start or just practice. remember that woman who started the swim between cuba and florida. she may be at it again. and look who is speaking up for the justice department. on $16 muffins and $8 cups of coffee. one well-known hotel is saying not too fast. you're watching good morning america.
ABC
Sep 25, 2011 11:00pm EDT
time in months, gas is under three dollars a gallon in places like michigan, missouri, and texas. but we're getting close. $3.23 in edgewood, $3.25 oka roll fuel back, and analysts predict we would be under $3.00 by november. you can get the latest prices by going to our website, abc2news.com. look under gas prices. >> many of you just saw a new abc show, pan am. now the story of the real pan am girl. >> shirley mcmahan lived the life of a pan am stewardes in 1955. >> while the show looked glamorous, shirleyly sets us straight. >> i want to see the world. >> i'll become a pan am stewards. >> i always wanted to be one. i don't know where it came from. i went to ohio state two years, and i waited until i was 21 and then i applied to pan am. >> at the time, there were not many career options that fit her needs. >> there was only nursing or teaching, neither of which i wanted. >> what shirley wanted was to friday overseas. because she spoke spanish she influence to latin-american countries. she got a big kick out of watching a pan am promo. >> are you wearing your girdle? >> yes, ma'
ABC
Sep 26, 2011 4:00am EDT
formed on lake michigan spawned by a mix of cool autumn air and warm lake waters. there were no reports of injuries or damage. >> just where relike to see them, offshore. >>> let's look at the morning road conditions. rain drenches i-95 from richmond to miami. i-20 from south carolina to alabama. and parts of i-10 from jacksonville to new orleans. i-94 from milwaukee to the twin cities. slick in the pacific northwest. >>> if you're flying, airport delays possible in chicago, detroit, atlanta, and charlotte. >>> the two freed hikers are waking up on american soil for the first time in two years. >> after arriving in new york yesterday, josh fattal and shane baaer blasted the iranian government. >> reporter: they gave the first gripping details of a long, cruel imprisonment. >> we had to go on hunger strike repeatedly just to receive letters from our loved ones. many times -- too many times, we heard the skreems of other prisoners being beaten. there was nothing we could do to help them. solitary confinement was the worst experience of all of our lives. >> reporter: though treated better
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Sep 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
haven't seen this video of water spout over lake michigan, stick around. we'll show you that. north of chicago it got dicey yesterday. this morning that low pressure sitting on top of them, so hefty rains wrapping around that low. the weather map looks so much like it did a couple weeks ago with the remnants of lee. this one dropped out of canada. it's tapping into moisture coming out of the bahamas. we're going to increase our threat of showers. this is wednesday morning. we'll take that slug of moisture and bring it in our direction. 79 today after an early morning drizzle and fog with a few peeks of sun. more showers tomorrow. better chance of heavier storms on wednesday. then we start scaling back, mid-60s with lows in the 40s or frost deep inland. >>> we have an accident reported in the city. also, 95 northbound we have some emergency roadwork going on. let's take a look at our live traffic cameras. heavier on the outer loop. harrisburg expressway to the left. drive times are doing okay. 83 southbound. six minutes traveling 95 from wash -- whitemarsh. back to you. >>> health ne
ABC
Sep 29, 2011 6:30am EDT
it spun up in michigan yesterday. we will be replaced with mother disturbance moving into the area. so we will get this one out of here this cold front will move into the area going through tonight and tomorrow bringing cooler air in here especially as we head into the weekend. so temperatures will feel much cooler. downright chilly i might add. now speak of chilly, it's not chilly as we head to the tropics. and we are talking about the tropics because it doesn't end until the end of november. we have felipe and ophelia out here. they are not doing anything or affecting us and that's what we like to hear. we are dealing with the chance of showers and thunderstorms as we go into the afternoon but mainly dry especially this morning. looking at future radar going into saturday, i told you the next disturbance moving in, that's where eye it could bring showers in here into next saturday. the temperatures around 77 degrees and showers and storms today. humid once again and we will be dealing with the warm weather. temperatures above average. by tonight, the temperature will be around 57 degree
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Sep 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
chicago and michigan next coldfront and this is going to really drop the temperatures friday night and begin to provide more cloud cover for saturday. i don't think we will see much rain at all. saturday looks cloudy and quite cool. tomorrow in the dry sector over the midwest. the really cool stuff will punch in as we go towards the first half of the weekend. the trend tonight partly cloudy skies. i think we stay generally dry. a few clouds around friday. the cold shot of air could trigger a couple of patches of drizzle in early saturday. i think the main thing is the cloudy cool start to the weekend. sunshine back for sunday. still two tropical storms out there. we can get these well into october. tropical storm ophelia likely to become a hurricane but stay well offshore. your forecast for tomorrow 75- degrees. that is your 2-degree guarantee. we will see breezy weather around tomorrow, as well. tomorrow night temperatures begin to drop. you are headed out on friday night be ready for much colder weather than we have had. get the long sleeve and fleece ready. your seven day foreca
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Sep 30, 2011 5:30pm EDT
the next major primary in arizona and michigan and mitt romney is expected to do well in those. that makes florida especially critical for this guy, rick perry. if he doesn't do well in florida it's another four weeks before he has a good chance to pick up a win. don't forget there are three candidates who are said to still be seriously considering a run. chris christy, sarah palin and rudy giuliani. with the primary season kicking off after the new year it's just three months, that's not a lot of time to build a campaign. >> a source said that iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, nevada are all going to announce their dates tomorrow at the earliest. >> what about possible penalties that florida could face. could they loose delegates for this? >> reporter: they could loose half their delegates. something they are aware of. when they were making decision today one state official tried to set up why he voted the way he did. >> i know if the situation was -- republicans might loose delegates but i think it's more about the motion of florida than about the parties. >> reporter: the republic
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Sep 22, 2011 12:00am EDT
's over? can you believe it? hi. cousin sal! oh no. >> how far did you come from? >> michigan. >> michigan? >> oh, my god. >> here's a great lake for you. >> oh! >> no! no! >> are you sad summer's over? >> all right. >> who is this guy? >> hey. clean up your act, boy. all right, good. you guys know summer's over, right? >> okay, all right. all right. not the hair. not the hair. >> hey! ah! oh! >> you have a door over here. >> i realize that now. >> no! no! no no! no! >> angela. do i have any messages. >> oh, my god! are you kidding me? oh, my god. stop. >> get the phone. >> good afternoon, "jimmy kimmel live." stop! oh my god! you guys are such jerks. are you kidding me right now? >> i was kidding. you're right, i was kidding. >> say hello to my little friend! oh, we can't see you. come on. where are you? all right. oh, i'm out. stupid thing's broken. ah. it's not broken! >> you're not supposed to fight back, you jerk! >> i don't think that was water. damn it. thanks for the gun. >> jimmy: we had fun. we have a good show for you tonight. from "happy endings," elisha cuthbert is here. we ha
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Sep 1, 2011 2:35am EDT
and the upper peninsula of michigan. thunderstorms in the rockies. >> triple digits in phoenix and colorado springs. 91 in sacramento. just 68 in seattle. 90s from the twin cities to kansas city. 102 in dallas. 83 here in new york. 91 in atlanta. >>> well, the forecast in one spanish town yesterday, sunny with a chance of meatballs, almost. but it was raining tomatoes, thanks to the massive food fight called the tomatina. >> some 40,000 folks showed up for this year's annual event. 120 tons of ripe tomatoes are tossed from trucks to the crowds who then toss them at each other. and for all that, the revels last just one hour, then the town opens up all the fire hydrants so everyone can wash off. this dates back to 1944 and started innocently during a parade when two kids had a tomato fight. >> look at all the fun. i guess you really have to love tomatoes to be into that. >> you would have to. good thing they have those hydra hydrants. >> i love that, cloudy with a chance of meatballs. food falls from the sky and that's how you eat, you get your meals from the sky. >> i wish that was true dur
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Sep 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> this is surveillance video of a walgreen's in michigan. it's been roged. the pharmacist pulls out a gun. scares the thieves away. instead of being hailed as a hero, the pharmacist got fired. he's suing walgreen's. it's a complicated one. >> it is. >>> and the 3-year-old dolled up as a pretty woman, a la julia roberts. her mother takes on the critics who say, her daughter looks too sexy, too soon. >> people will be weighing in on that. >>> and then j. lo. she gave her fans a thrill of a lifetime. >>> first to the attempted heist caught on tape. a pharmacist foiling a robbery. apparently saving the day. why did he lose his job? dan harris has more on the incident and why the man is now suing walgreengreenwalgreens. >> on the video tape, you'll see a night shift nightmare play out in real time and you can decide whether an employee was reckless or heroic. it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video of a walgreens fapharmacy. it's 4:30 in the morning. the pharmacist is sorting medications behind the counter. two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately, they start pointing their guns at
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Sep 6, 2011 2:35am EDT
morning frost in wisconsin and the upper peninsula of michigan. showers and thunderstorms from southern california to vegas and the rockies. >> a wet 79 in salt lake city. 85 in albuquerque. 95 in sacramento. 70s from fargo to kansas city. upper 60s from boston to atlanta. 91 in miami. >>> weather news does not stop there. japan is also reeling from some pretty extreme weather. heavy rain today in the wake of sunday's typhoon which was the worst that country has seen in seven years. at least 34 people have died. dozens are still missing. >> thousands of people have been stranded by washed-out bridges and roads. some 200,000 are still without electricity. it was just six months ago that the tsunami killed 21,000 people in japan. boy, hard-hit country for sure. >>> there has been another significant blow to al qaeda's top leadadship. eunice al maw ra kahnny is in custody after his capture by papastani agents working with the cia. experts say al mara tawny's role was to hit economic targets in the u.s. and around the globe. can't tour appears to usher in a new era of cooperation. after som
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Sep 7, 2011 10:00pm EDT
-- >> reporter: the time comes for him to meet with tennie to call his wife in michigan, in a last chance effort to save his marriage. >> so, have you decided what you're going to say, have you practiced? >> yeah. i just want her to understan the severity of actually going through the divorce. >> she could miss the best part of you. are you ready to call her? >> yeah. >> okay. this is tennie mccarty from shades of hope. well, i've enjoyed working with marco this week and we've talked a lot about your relationship and your marriage and the fact that, you know, that y'all are considering divorce. >> reporter: so, the phone call. how did that go? >> it kind of went like i thought it was going to go. i didn't expect -- i really didn't expect a whole lot, but -- excuse me. >> reporter: you're not going to be able to make the marriage work. >> no, no, i don't think so. but something that tennie said really kind of stuck with me. she's like, a year, a year and a half down the road, things are going to be a lot different for you. >> reporter: but what happens just six weeks down the road? what happens a
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Sep 13, 2011 2:35am EDT
-hour special tonight. starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern, and diane sawyer exclusive. >> coming up a michigan pharmacist gets in troublele trying to defend himself. >> see what he did when robbers stormed the store and why it cost him his job. you are watching "world news now." >>> welcome back, everybody. we took this next story from what we look to call the no good deed goes unpunished file. about a former fame cyst pharma walgreen's. >> he defended the store, as dan harris reports, that turned out to be a big mistake. >> reporter: it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video from a walgreen's pharmacy in michigan. it's 4:30 in the morning on may 8, mother's day. and jeremy, a 36-year-old pharmacist is sorting medications behind the counter. and then it begins two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately they start pointing their guns at one of the workers. hovan tries to call 911. >> seconds later i saw a manager with the gunman. the gunman saw me. and i saw him. >> reporter: the gunman leaps over the counter, turns and aims his gun at hovan. >> i feared for my life. the gunman
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Sep 23, 2011 2:35am EDT
is a 42-year-old attorney who primarily handles business litigation in ohio and michigan and also practices family law and is known to handle messy divorce cases. investigators are trying to determine if the victims were targeted or if the attack was random. >> hard to believe this wasn't targeted. >> right. police in fact at this point are really looking into some of his clients to see what could have led to something so horrific as this. i found it particularly interesting when the father called 911 he was very calm. >> calm, yeah. >> i don't think if i would have been able to do that, my children and me in the car. good for him. he was clear, able to express himself. >> said he handled messy divorce cases. a clue as to who would have motivation to do something. we'll see what dichlevelops. a florida marlin pitcher has been going by an assume name, on the roster as leo nunez, a closer, 36 saves. nunez isn't his real name. he is actually a year older than listed in the marlins guide. he is back in the dominican republic and not expected back this season. strange story. there are
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Sep 1, 2011 4:00am EDT
peninsula of michigan. showers meanwhile, from b burlingt burlington, vermont, to pittsburgh. >> 83 in salt lake city. and near 90 in albuquerque. dallas climbs to 102. chicago, 91. detroit, 85. 74 in boston. 84 in baltimore and 91 in new orleans. >> and coming up after the break, the report card that warns we are not ready for another 9/11 attack. >>> and then why the suspect in the case of a missing american in aruba isn't getting out of jail any time soon. >>> perhaps the nastiest story of the day. a mystery is afoot in vancouver where severed feet are washing ashore. [ male announcer ] you love the taste of 2% milk. but think about your heart. 2% has over half the saturated fat of whole milk. want to cut back on fat and not compromise on taste? try smart balance fat free milk. it's what you'd expect from the folks at smart balance. but think about your heart. 2% has over half the saturated fat of whole milk. want to cut back on fat and not compromise on taste? try smart balance fat free milk. it's what you'd expect from the folks at smart balance. >>> overseas markets are up this mornin
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Sep 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
to not consider the unemployed. similar jobs or laws about those jobs are pending in new york and also in michigan. >>> the extreme heat in texas making it really tough for drivers. maybe they are thinking twice before hitting the road. >> up next, how the heat caused a massive sink hole to swallow this suv. >>> also ahead, now developments in the case against accused killer drew petersen. what his attorneys are asking for. we will tell you ahead. but first up to new york for a look at this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites, it's happened again. and apple employee reportedly lost an iphone 5 prototype in a bar. apple tried to recover it and couldn't. merger between t mobile and at&t hit a stumbling block. sonny unveiled the tablet dough vice s&p what sets them apart is their design especially the p which features two screens and folds like a clamshell. sam of the "new york times" wonders if it's too radical. >> the only issue might be it gets stuck kind of in between two categories. it is either too small and sort of odd for a tablet, or too big compared to a smart phone. on
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Sep 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
for lobster, cars and ice cream. the three states with the fewest big disasters? maine, michigan and ironically this week at least, vermont. clearly mother nature doesn't always follow government st statist statistics. and the locusts? they have to go somewhere. john berman, abc news, new york. >> thanks for watching tonight. we're always reporting on abcnews.com. exclusive interview with marc anthony later. i'll see you tomorrow on "gma." have a good night. captioned by closed captioning services, inc.
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Sep 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
jolly. his decked out station wagon complete with an "i brake for reindeer" was stolen from a michigan parking lot while santa was doing some volunteer work. police are saying look out for people doing something naughty. >> i think he is entered in the grand prix. >> you think so in maybe. >> scared that fantasy. >> a little early. >> yeah, must be one of the helpers. >>> take a look at the forecast tomorrow, guys, just a slight chance for a passing shower. i don't think we'll see much rain. mix of sun and clouds, passing shower. weekend looks decent at the we've. better chances for rain come sunday. >> we'll be right back. >>> abc 2 news is brought to you by mattress discounters, the difference is in the discount. >> let's take a look. weather? >> everybody is talking about labor day weekend. man, what's it gonna do. the thing is as we get a little more unsettled but there will be a chance for hit and miss showers. so, you know, sunday looks like the most likely day for that, but just do what you're gonna do. enjoy, compared to last weekend, do your own thing. go to the city, help tho
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Sep 13, 2011 4:00am EDT
from northern minnesota to michigan. severe storms, with hail and high winds, from new england to pittsburgh and cleveland. rain, hail and gust, storms in the desert southwest. thunderstorms from the sierra range into the rockies. >> 87 in boise. 76 in salt lake city. 95 in phoenix. dallas heats up yet again. at 105 today. 77 in kansas city. 73, detroit. and 68 in minneapolis. also some 80s from boston to atlanta. 90 in miami. >>> coming up, secret tapes of jackie kennedy. find out where she wanted to be if there were a nuclear strike on america. >>> and then, what levi johnston is now saying about the palins in his new tell-all book. >>> and athletes acting badly. the stars getting in trouble on and off the field. ooh, the price sure doesn't. i'm tired of shopping around. [ sigh ] >>> overseas markets are mixed, after jitters earlier over the european debt crisis. tokyo's nikkei average picked up 81 points today. hong kong's hang seng is down 836 points. in london, the ftse opened lower. on wall street, the dow gained 69 points yesterday. the nasdaq index was up 27. >>> cutbac
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Sep 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
away. the fire burning for nearly a month has scorched 100,000 acres. parts of wisconsin, michigan and illinois are shrouded in gray, smoggy haze. and people with respiratory problems are being urged to stay indoors. >>> wet on i-70, from columbus, indianapolis. i-75, from cincinnati to knoxville. and i-40, from nashville to oklahoma city. flooding on i-15, from l.a. to salt lake city. and i-10, 25 and 40 across the southwest. >> and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in memphis, denver, salt lake city, las vegas and phoenix. >>> in other news this morning, an 8-year-old autistic boy has been found alive and well after running away from his school and spending more than 24 hours lost in the san bernadino mountains. >> he doesn't respond well to strangers. so, searchers had to play recordings of his father's voice and favorite music. rescuers say he immediately thanked them. >> we're in shock. he said thank you. >> he doesn't talk a whole lot. >> and then, he knew what to say. >> and we're so thankful and grateful for all the heroes behind us. >> joshua was air-lifted to
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Sep 20, 2011 4:00pm EDT
that they will be one of the top seven. >>> i've got a big fish tale for you guys. a father and son in michigan go fishing and real in a whopper this video from dave and justin falkenburg, out on a fishing trip spending some man time together. they see a fawn flailing around in the lake. dad reaches over the boat, reaches the fawn's head and keeps it above water. just as they get close enough, dad puts the fawn back in the water and off he goes. now he's close enough to get back to land. boy is that one happy little fawn. >> that fawn was freaking out. did you see when he was holding the head. it took some strength, i'm sure. >> deer are usually not used to being held. >> how did he get there? >> it's a great question. i have not heard back from the deer yet. we are trying to get skype him. deer are getting in trouble all over the place. we've seen them in grocery stores, caught in rock walls, trapped in a lake. >> what would be hilarious if they went home and today the story and said honey i caught a fawn this big. >> i'm about to show you guys a skateboarding legend in the making and he's point-
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Sep 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >>> three in a car bombing in michigan are listed in serious condition. a 40-year-old father and his two sons were wounded about this blast. authorities are searching for clues on how the bomb was made and of course who may have planted it. >>> two of the cincinnati bengals are being investigated in possible involvement in a marijuana distribution ring. similarson and collins were questioned yesterday, after a package containing pot was delivered to her house. police found another six pounds of marijuana inside, as well as items used to distribute it. arrests are pending. >>> and speaking of nfl players, all of them are now on notice about faking injuries on the field. the league sent a warning to every team yesterday, amid some speculation that giants players faked being hurt monday night against the rams. that warning threatens fines and suspensions and loss of draft picks if players are found guilty. the giants players say the injuries were legit. >>> and turning to major league baseball. three of the eight postseason spots have now been claimed. we get the highlights from espn news.
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Sep 27, 2011 4:00pm EDT
of lake michigan. it was all caught on video. this is right near marquette university. meteorologists say the water spouts are common in this region this time of year because the water is warmer than the air. pretty amazing. >> you used to have to travel to israel to take a look at the dead sea scrolls at the museum where they were held. now you can visit them yourself online from home. google took a high resolution camera and photographed five of the scrolls. you can look it up by chapter, column and verse. amazing what you can do with the dead sea scrolls. it doesn't substitute for church on sunday. >> is it cooler to see them in person, do you think? >> i think it would be kind of a spiritual experience to see them e in person. i hear people who go to the holy land and want to be rebaptized where john the baptist baptized jesus. >> can i see it in different languages? >> it's in hebrew and english now. >> and it's not just the language. it's so high resolution you can experien experience visually what the dead sea scroll is. >> you can sea the tears and the paper is worn. >> if you wat
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Sep 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
in michigan d you read about this? a man wearing a president obama mask robbed a bank. either that or president obama has an exciting new plan to reduce the deficit. >> we'll be right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixt
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Sep 14, 2011 2:35am EDT
, the upper peninsula of michigan and northern illinois are now shrouded in gray, smoggy haze. 150 campers actually had to be evacuated. on top of that people with respiratory problems are now being urged by officicls to of course stay indoors. >> look at all that smoke, my goodness. here is yours when day weather. thunderstorms from pittsburgh and cincinnati down to louisville, memphis, st. louis and little rock. morning freeze watches and warnings from the dakotas to wisconsin. showers, thunderstorms in the rockies, vegas, l.a.>>> meanwhile, 86 in sacramento. 76 salt lake city. 56, in the twin cities. 60s from omaha to detroit. 84, new york. 90 in atlanta. 91, miami. >> seems we have sweets on the brain today. because here is a feel-good story all about one of our favorite birthday cakes. >> yes, who doesn't love a birthday cake. hats off and well done to the bakers of free cakes for kids. a company in spokane, washington. baking cakes for kids whose parents cannot afford them. >> suchh a wonderful cause. kids groups and foster care agencies give the bakers the child's information and th
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